Thank you for your interest in Norfolk K9 Academy. I am very excited to help you and your best friend open the line of communication. I believe life is about balance and so should your relationship with your dog. Dogs learn three ways, repetition, timing and consistency. In the beginning we start off in a quite environment with all our focus on learning. If you choose the private classes, we slowly add distractions and finally go to the park. You have to teach your dog that sit means sit, not only in your home when he wants a cookie but also at the veterinarians office. Real world obedience is my goal for you and your family. Dogs need three types of stimulation, physical, social and mental. Obedience fulfills the mental stimulation which is usually overlooked. When you have spent all day thinking about something at the end of the day you are exhausted. Your dog is no different. When you ask your dog to heel through your neighborhood he has to think about he is doing and your walk becomes a mental exercise as well as physical.

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  • October 20, 2012 · 9:00 AM

    Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog International Prep Class

    5 Dog Lovers!

    This is a prep class designed to get you and your dog ready to take the Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog International tests. If you have ever wanted your dog to do... Learn more
  • October 20, 2012 · 8:00 AM

    Basic and Advance Obedience Training

    6 Dog Lovers! | 4.00 4.001

    This is an 6 week class. The cost is 135.00 and includes your training equipment. We will learn sit, down, down stay, lets go, heel, come, self control sit at the door... Learn more
  • September 29, 2012 · 11:30 AM

    Agility Play Time Canceled for this week

    2 Dog Lovers!

    This is a chance for all of you who have taken one of my agility classes to come practice and have some fun. The cost is 5.00 You must preregister. Lisa [masked]
  • September 24, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    AKC Star Puppy Class

    2 Dog Lovers!

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  • September 15, 2012 · 8:00 AM

    Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog International Test

    6 Dog Lovers! | 5.00 5.001

    Cost is 10.00 cash. You must bring proof of rabies, city license and your dogs brush.
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    "My name is Amber. I'm 25 years old and my husband and I just moved to Norfolk from Upstate New York. I'm a Navy wife with a little puppy full of energy! I love to read, run, and spend time with family and friends."
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